Little Bookmates, a Mexican startup, offers a children’s book lending and home delivery—an approach inspired by the sharing economy trend.
Open to companies that haven’t exhibited at Frankfurter Buchmesse, the Wildcard competition offers a free stand to a German and an international startup.
Put together by three former key players in the UK’s Bonnier Publishing, Blake Freeman Johnson Media is to focus mostly on nonfiction.
Taking free promotions beyond the “Micro Monday’ push-notification stage, Serial Box rolls out a day-long series of ‘Exquisite Corpse’ installments on Friday.
Now with an overall pool of some 35,000 registrants and about 5,000 active readers, the UK’s The Pigeonhole engages consumers ahead of a release to generate word-of-mouth.
Serial Box launches today its new ‘Micro Mondays’ notification-sized short stories on the app, which is available to iOS users.
Tapping into the robust audiobook market, Molly Barton announces a key new investor: Boat Rocker Media can leverage Serial Box’s content for television and film production.
‘The creative team had to learn to speak tech,’ but Germany’s oolipo now is close to releasing its tools for user-generated content development.
Valentine’s Day marks the anniversary of Radish, a platform that serenades its users with micropayments: ‘We’re devoted to our writers,’ says Paul Baek.
Shelfie’s executives in Canada talk about the startup scene in book publishing—and conclude it’s not as hot as it used to be. What are the lessons learned?